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The Show: My friends are all there, The twinks and the bears, Down those spiral stairs…

In which Fraserhead does things a little bit differently today by starting off with the slow, slow, slow burners and builds up to the bangers at the end, with all sorts in between…

The new Ben Woods album PUT is finally out next Wednesday, and on white vinyl no less. I thought Mr. Woods’ single ROMANCY from earlier this year was going to be my favourite track of 2019 but I didn’t count on hearing another gentle lullaby in the form of GOOD 2 BE SLEEPING. How can you not love a song with the lyric “My friends are all there, The twinks and the bears, Down those spiral stairs…”?

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 12 October 2019

Notebooks out completists, here’s the playlist in full…

  • BEN WOODS – GOOD 2 BE SLEEPING *
  • BORIS – Away From You
  • TRENTEMØLLER – Cold Comfort (feat. Rachel Goswell)
  • CHROMATICS – On The Wall
  • CURSES – Sordo
  • ZANE 2000 – Mansions of Wickedness
  • BLACK RAIN – City of Atomic Ghost
  • ROSA ANSCHÜTZ – Rigid
  • OLYMPIA – Flamingo
  • SUSAN – Haha
  • SECRET KNIVES – Snuff
  • ULTRAVIOLET – Primeval
  • NECRUM SELECT – House Of Jazz
  • MUSHMAN – NGAHERE G-OLD
  • LIAM K. SWIGGS – RAS-TRENCH SWIGGS
  • IRIE MONA – Lovers Chalice
  • SUI ZHEN – Being A Woman
  • SHARI VARI – New York City
  • JENNY HVAL – Six Red Cannas (feat. Vivian Wang, Félicia Atkinson, and Laura Jean)
  • ANTHONY ROTHER – Tokyo Principle
  • LEMMI ASH – Lemmi Ash Theme
  • CHEVALS – Left Behind
  • DIE ORANGEN – Sonne
  • AUTOMATIC – Strange Conversations

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: After The Screaming Stops / Leaving Neverland

Trailers split up today’s show. One is our favourite music documentary from last year, Bros’ “After The Screaming Stops”. The other is a forthcoming HBO film about Michael Jackson which, unfortunately but necessarily, is most definitely not about music.


Direct download: The Joint – 23 February 2019

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • BLACK MIDI  –  Speedway (Blanck Mass Remix)
  • TEARS FOR FEARS  –  Suffer The Children (Remix)
  • TOY  –  Strangulation Day (Cosey Fanni Tutti Remix)
  • JERRY WILLIAMS  –  David At The Bar
  • BADGIRL$  –  Jorts
  • NEULANDER  –  Sex, God + Money
  • PIP BLOM  –  Daddy Issues
  • VIRTUAL SELF  –  Ghost Voices (Lane 8 Remix)
  • LIZZO  –  Juice

“After The Screaming Stops”

  • MONKEES, THE  –  Do I Have To Do This All Over Again (RIP Peter Tork)
  • RICO NASTY  –  Sandy Prod
  • AFGHAN DAN  –  Road Rage
  • MDOU MOCTAR  –  Wiwasharnine
  • SHARDS  –  Reflections
  • MEAT BEAT MANIFESTO  –  Radio Babylon
  • SNEAKS  –  The Way It Goes
  • DEE KOALA  –  Whuzet
  • SHOP REGULARS  –  Goodbye Old Days
  • PYE CORNER AUDIO  –  Hollow Earth
  • JOHN VANDERSLICE  –  I’ll Wait For You

“Leaving Neverland”

  • THESE NEW PURITANS  –  Inside The Rose
  • BLU & OH NO  –  The Lost Angels Anthem
  • CZARFACE X GHOSTFACE KILLAH  –  Mongolian Beef
  • CHROMATICS  –  Time Rider
  • PREFAB SPROUT  –  I Trawl The Megahertz

The Show: Georgia? What about Michigan, Boston, Florida, Jamaica or Jordan? Or Scunthorpe.

Welcome to our “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” YouTube wormhole, wherein the Charlie Daniel’s Band classic is re-interpreted in a variety of ways. Several are zany, one is borderline racist, one is evangelical but all of them all awful. You’re welcome.

The only reason we’re giving the K.M.C. Kru a pass is because we are suckers for that late 80’s early 90’s hip hop vibe.

Direct download: The Joint – 17 November 2018

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • K.M.C. KRU  –  The Devil Came Up To Michigan
  • AU/RA  –  Emoji
  • VERONICA VASICKA  –  From Here (Regis Mix)
  • BODY TYPE  –  Palms
  • MICK JENKINS  –  Padded Locks (featuring Ghostface Killah)
  • GOOD, THE BAD & THE QUEEN, THE  –  Gun To The Head
  • LEIKELI47  –  No Reload

[Kurupt FM #1]

  • CHERRY GLAZERR  –  Daddi
  • BITUMEN  –  Twice Shy
  • FALTYDL  –  A Taste Of Acid (Hypercolour)
  • SENYAWA  –  Tanggalkan Di Dunia (Undo The World)
  • CHROMATICS  –  House Of Dolls
  • ARIANA GRANDE  –  Thank U, Next
  • ICE CUBE  –  Arrest The President

[Kurupt FM #2]

  • TALLAWIT TIMBOUCTOU  –  Ami Cisse
  • CASTRATION SQUAD, THE  –  The X Girlfriend
  • EARL SWEATSHIRT  –  Nowhere2go
  • DISQ  –  Communication
  • SUFJAN STEVENS  –  Lonely Man Of Winter (Doveman Mix) (featuring Melissa Mary Ahern)
  • JOJI  –  Attention
  • BANDHUNTA IZZY  –  Poppin Shit
  • HEATHER LEIGH  –  Prelude To Goddess
  • VINCE STAPLES  –  Fun!
  • NEW OPTIMISM  –  Jet Setters

[Kurupt FM #3]

  • CHANDRA  –  Kate
  • VAST AIRE  –  Shadow Dancer
  • LIL PEEP  –  Cry Alone
  • TEE GRIZZLEY  –  Wake Up (featuring Chance The Rapper)
  • PIROSHKA  –  Everlastingly Yours
  • WAAJEED  –  Strength (Featuring Ideeyah) (Original Mix)
  • CARLY RAE JEPSEN  –  Party For One

The Show: And you won’t get hurt if you just keep your hands up, And stand tall like sycamores

Out at Bottle Lake amongst the Pinus radiata, the Cordyline Australis, the Dodonaea viscosa, and the Malva, but not the Platanus occidentalis.

Whereby Fraserhead ponders the meaning of the universe after spending the last few weeks working in a pine plantation and listening continuously to the reckonings of Bill Callahan and drones of Dylan Carlson on high rotate. Healthy? Sure. What could possibly go wrong in the clear, brisk, cool country air?

Direct download: The Joint – 30 June 2018

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • BILL CALLAHAN – Sycamore *
  • HOLY MOTORS – Honeymooning
  • FRENCH_CONCESSION – Forbiddon
  • GROUPER – Thanksgiving Song
  • CHROMATICS – Black Walls
  • SCHOFIELD SPIRES – little things
  • ANNUAL LEAF – Magnify the Shallows
  • DYLAN CARLSON – Scorpions in Their Mouths
  • TERRITOIRE – Exil
  • KAMANDI – Moorhouse
  • DXNO_ – tiki
  • DXNO_ – enjoy
  • DXNO_ – out
  • PREFUSE 73 – Gravure
  • SILENT FREEWAY – Everything In Colour
  • AZURE & KILLS – Observe
  • LETHERETTE – After 8
  • THUNDER TILLMAN – Oceanic
  • ALBION – Balearo
  • SORDID SOUND SYSTEM – Crescent City
  • DEADBEAT – Thomas
  • I:CUBE – Troglo dance
  • MISS KITTIN & THE HACKER – The Building
  • DE-BONS-EN-PIERRE – Démissionne en Tuant Ton Patron
  • DILEMMA BEATS – Current
  • LEN LEISE – Dear Adrian
  • LOW JACK – One Pop

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

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I’m looking for a real high and a real low

Direct download: 17 June 2017

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • The Smell Of Linden – Black Hole Sun
  • Saint Paul – Loin Des Yeux D’Hélios
  • Frank Booker – Down In The Basement Vol.3
  • Earthboogie – Route Ten to Interzone
  • Broken English Club – Pylon
  • Pascal Viscardi – Meis Theme
  • Broshuda – Tjorven
  • Joane Skyler – Best Quest
  • Delia Gonzalez – Hidden Song
  • LCD Soundsystem – Call The Police
  • Audiophysical – Essence Dub
  • Tradition – Morning on Mars
  • Roger Robinson and disrupt – Corridors
  • Cypress Hill – When the shit goes down
  • Headland – Stand Firm
  • Haan808 – RBILD (Rebuild pt. 2) feat. SkyFawkes
  • Prequell – Bullitt
  • Johnny Jewel – Motel
  • Martin Creed – Understanding
  • The Buzzcocks – Why Can’t I Touch It
  • Barry De Vorzon – The Warriors
  • Kettenkarussell – New York Blues
  • Tilliander – Return Of The Super Tape
  • Johnny Jewel – Strobe Lights
  • Nite Jewel – Real High *
  • Chromatics – Blue Moon
  • Surly – Thirteen

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.